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Genetic Risk Evaluation Specialist

Houston Cancer Institute, PA

Cancer Treatments located in Houston, TX & Katy, TX

Genetic risk evaluation may help uncover whether or not a person is at an increased risk for cancer. At the Houston Cancer Institute, PA, with three locations in Houston and another in Katy, Texas, cancer treatment specialists can help assess and determine if you may be at increased risk for genetic-related cancer. Call the nearest office today to schedule a visit or request a visit online.

Genetic Risk Evaluation Q&A

What is genetic risk evaluation?

Genetic risk evaluation and testing involves the assessment to determine if you may be at an increased risk for hereditary cancer, meaning cancer passed on generationally. At Houston Cancer Institute, PA, the team of physicians provide comprehensive genetic testing to help determine if you or a loved one may be at an increased risk. 

What does a genetic risk evaluation involve?

Genetic risk testing involvevs a comprehensive screening and discussion to analyze and determine if you may be at an increased risk for a variety of cancers based upon your genetics or family history. The team of cancers experts at Houston Cancer Institute, PA, may discuss the following: 

  • Your medical history, including any previous cancer screenings
  • Family medical history
  • If further genetic testing may be recommended

Based on this thorough examination and consultation, your provider will help recommend the next steps and whether or not additional genetic screening may be necessary to uncover any increased risks. 

Why might I consider testing? 

You might be interested in testing or re-testing if you have already been diagnosed with cancer or have several family members who have been diagnosed with cancer. 

To learn more about if genetic testing and risk evaluation may be right for you, call the nearest Houston Cancer Institute, PA, office or book an appointment online today.




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